The Retailing Industry (Tauris Industrial Histories)

The Retailing Industry (Tauris Industrial Histories)

By: John Benson (editor), Professor Gareth Shaw (editor)Hardback

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The retailing industry has undergone revolutionary changes since World War II, such as the rise of large multiple companies, bigger stores, new technologies, and internationalization. This wide-ranging, three-volume collection traces the evolution of the industry from before the Industrial Revolution to the dramatic changes of the 1990s, and its topics include new retailing methods, out-of-town retailing, town-centre management, and the internationalization of the industry.

About Author

John Benson is Professor of History at the University of Wolverhampton. Gareth Shaw is Reader in Geography at the University of Exeter.


Introduction - perspectives on retail change; retailing in pre-industrial Britain; coming of the mass market; retailing since 1945.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781860643484
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1350
  • ID: 9781860643484
  • ISBN10: 1860643485

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